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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Ancient
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Lisa
Lisa
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Con
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Dr. Emma Brookner [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Herself
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Miriam Miller/Babe/Mom #1/Ftatateeta/Rabbi Sharon
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Peaches Martin
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Damwell Maxwell/Baroness

Productions

 
[London, 2018]
Playwright
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Book and Lyrics

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter / Lyricist

Photos

Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman Photo

Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron and Leigh Silverman

From: 
Date:
10/28/2021
Jayne Houdyshell, Lisa Kron Photo

Jayne Houdyshell, Lisa Kron

From: 
Date:
06/04/2019
Daniel Fish, Anne Washburn, Annie Dorsen, Pavol Liska, Kelly Copper, Reverend Billy ( Photo

Daniel Fish, Anne Washburn, Annie Dorsen, Pavol Liska, Kelly Copper, Reverend Billy (Bill Talen), Rinde Eckert, Daniel Alexander Jones, Dan Hurlin, Carl Hancock Rux, David Greenspan, Lisa Kron, Lisa D'Amour, Lloyd Suh

From: 
Date:
05/15/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Ancient

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Lisa

Lisa

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Con

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Dr. Emma Brookner [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Herself

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Miriam Miller/Babe/Mom #1/Ftatateeta/Rabbi Sharon

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Peaches Martin

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Damwell Maxwell/Baroness

Productions

[London, 2018]
Playwright

[Broadway, 2015]
Book and Lyrics

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter / Lyricist

Lisa Kron Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2015 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lyrics
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Lisa Kron, Good Person of Szechwan
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2014 - Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Play
Lisa Kron, In the Wake
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Lisa Kron, Well
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance Gold Star
Lisa Kron, 2.5 Minute Ride
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Lisa Kron, 2.5 Minute Ride
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding One Person Show
Lisa Kron11 Humiliating Stories
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding One Person Show
Lisa Kron, 11 Humiliating Stories

Lisa Kron News

Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights C Photo Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights Conference Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

On June 4, 2022, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.

New Play GOOD BONES by Pulitzer Prize Winner James Ijames & More Announced for Studio Photo New Play GOOD BONES by Pulitzer Prize Winner James Ijames & More Announced for Studio Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

As Studio Theatre concludes its $20 million Open Studio capital campaign, the Theatre is looking forward to its first full season in its completely renovated building, marked by gripping, of-the-moment new works and next-generation talent.

Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in the Launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative Photo Lynn Nottage & More to Take Part in the Launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Today, The Lillys announced the launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative, which aims to honor the great American playwright and civil rights leader’s legacy while investing in those following in her footsteps.

The Lilly Awards Foundation Announces The Launch Of The Lorraine Hansberry Initiative Photo The Lilly Awards Foundation Announces The Launch Of The Lorraine Hansberry Initiative
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Today, The Lillys announced the launch of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative, which aims to honor the great American playwright and civil rights leader's legacy while investing in those following in her footsteps.

Virginia Stage Company Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING Photo Virginia Stage Company Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Virginia Stage Company closes its 43rd Season of live theatre with Every Brilliant Thing written by Duncan .acmillan and Johnny Donahoe.

BWW Review: FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon Beautifully Explores a Daughter's Longing to Photo BWW Review: FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon Beautifully Explores a Daughter's Longing to Come to Terms with Her Family History
by Jim Munson - May 6, 2022

BroadwayWorld reviews 42nd Street Moon's gloriously heart-rending and humorous new production of the Tony-winning musical 'Fun Home' running live in San Francisco through May 8th only.

Photos: Inside Look at the Kentwood Players' FUN HOME Photo Photos: Inside Look at the Kentwood Players' FUN HOME
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Kentwood Players proudly presents the musical FUN HOME with book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, opening Friday, May 13 through Saturday, June 11, 2022 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. Please note there will be no performances over Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-28-29. 

VIDEO: See Highlights from FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon Photo VIDEO: See Highlights from FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2022

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the first San Francisco-produced version of the five-time Tony Award winning musical FUN HOME.

GREAT COMENT, ANASTASIA, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, FUN HOME & More Announced For 2022/23 S Photo GREAT COMENT, ANASTASIA, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, FUN HOME & More Announced For 2022/23 Season at Landestheater Linz
by Martin Ganeider - Apr 25, 2022

The upcoming 2022/23 Season at the Landestheater Linz marks the 10 Anniversary of Linz's very own Musical Ensemble. With a successful story, numerous Opening Nights, Multi Awarded shows, and performers, Linz became an international Address in the Musical circus. Expectations are always high and even higher after productions like the recent TITANIC or many others. The 2022/23 Season presentation proves undoubtful that there will be no exception in the Anniversary season.

Photos: First Look at FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon Photo Photos: First Look at FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

All new photos have been released from the first San Francisco-produced version of the five-time Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME at 42nd Street Moon.

Lisa Kron Videos

Broadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Fun Home arrived at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 583 performances.

Broadway Rewind: The Bechdels Arrive on Broadway in FUN HOME in 2015 VideoBroadway Rewind: The Bechdels Arrive on Broadway in FUN HOME in 2015
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015 for the arrival of Tony winning musical Fun Home. Fun Home, which featured a book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori, played at the Circle in the Square Theatre for 583 performances.

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Be VideoVideo: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL

VIDEO: Ghostlit Theatre Company Presents FUN HOME VideoVIDEO: Ghostlit Theatre Company Presents FUN HOME
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Directors Caitlin Teeleyand Harrison Lang, is thrilled to present the regional premiere of the Broadway hit-musical, Fun Home.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME
by Alan Henry - May 29, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME now on stage through June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Arden Theatre Company's FUN HOME
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2018

Arden Theatre Company closes its 30th Anniversary Season with the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME from May 17 - June 17, 2018, on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman.

BWW TV: See Mitchell, Osnes, Fontana, Headley, Malone, and More Sing at the American  VideoBWW TV: See Mitchell, Osnes, Fontana, Headley, Malone, and More Sing at the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Concert Streaming Now on BroadwayHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2018

Broadway favorites Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Rebecca Luker, Norm Lewis, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, Taylor Trensch and more, perform as part of the celebration of the centennial of the American Theatre Wing.

VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at the CAA Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at the CAA Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2018

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. Performances began April 13th and play through May 6th, 2018 at the CAA Theatre. Media night is Tues April 17th at 8PM.

VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at CAA Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at CAA Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2018

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME.  Performances begin April 13th and play through May 6th, 2018 at the CAA Theatre.  Media night is Tues April 17th at 8PM.

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize VideoBWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.


Lisa Kron Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lisa Kron been in?
Lisa Kron has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lisa Kron been in?
Lisa Kron has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lisa Kron been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Fun Home , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Home , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Fun Home , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fun Home , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Fun Home , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Good Person of Szechwan , Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Fun Home , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for In the Wake , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Well , Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for 2.5 Minute Ride , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for 2.5 Minute Ride Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for 101 Humiliating Stories and Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for 101 Humiliating Stories .

What awards has Lisa Kron won?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Fun Home, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Home, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Fun Home Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Good Person of Szechwanand Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for 2.5 Minute Ride.

How many shows has Lisa Kron written?
Lisa Kron has written 7 shows including 101 Humilating Stories (Playwright), Brides of the Moon (Playwright), 2.5 Minute Ride (Playwright), Well (Playwright), Well (Playwright), In The Wake (Playwright), Fun Home (Bookwriter / Lyricist).